Officials have released the names of 23 people confirmed dead from a tornado that hit Lee County, Alabama, on Sunday. Rescue efforts are winding down, though many residents will face a long road to recovery after losing homes and livelihoods…
After a deadly storm struck Alabama and Georgia, here's what scientists know -- and don't know -- about climate change and tornadoes in the U.S.
By Nsikan Akpan
Tornadoes tore through the southeastern U.S. over the weekend, killing more than 20 people so far, though the death toll may rise as rescue workers comb through rubble. Cutting a path more than a mile wide and 24 miles long,…
A tornado tore through the eastern part of Cuba's capital overnight, toppling trees and bending power poles.
By Associated Press
By John Raby, Associated Press
The death toll rose to at least five on Sunday after severe thunderstorms swept through the central U.S., spawning a tornado that flattened homes, gale force winds and widespread flooding from the Upper Midwest to Appalachia.
By Sarah Breitenbach, Stateline
As the country faces an increasing number of billion-dollar disasters, federal officials are considering scaling back that spending, aiming to save taxpayer money and encourage states to prepare for disasters with their own resources.
By Michael D. Regan
More than 20 others were injured in the state as severe weather tore through the South.
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Thursday, Baltimore police officer Caesar Goodson -- who drove the van in which Freddie Gray suffered a broken neck in 2015 -- was found not guilty for his role in Gray’s death, prompting dozens of protesters…
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